Movies like High Risk 1976

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High Risk (1976)
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High Risk (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A troupe of former circus performers plot to steel a valuable artifact from an embassy in Washington, DC.
Plot: caper, heist, artifact, acrobat, embassy, jewel theft, circus performer, statue
Place: washington d.c.

Most similar movies to High Risk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and clever films with plots about heist, caper, crimes, cons and scams, dishonesty, crime and disorder mostly in Comedy, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like High Risk: The Jokers (1967), The Heroes (1994), Whiffs (1975), Loot (1970), Operation St. Peter's (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Jokers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Oliver Reed and Michael Crawford play two brothers who are always trying to find some way to succeed with cleverness rather than simple drudgery. Crawford is constantly living in his brother's shadow as the one who gets caught. After Crawford ...
Plot: heist, caper, high society, crown, satire, theft, tower of london, police, plan, brother, monarchy, queen
Place: scotland yard
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95%
 5.4
 460
The Heroes (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roman TV technicians Fabio and Enzo have been unable to find decent jobs. They decide to crack a safe at a jewelry in Milan. To get the layout of the store, they enlist a beautiful but unsophisticated young woman, Deborah. To find underground access ...
Plot: caper, unlikely criminal, safe, jewelry store, heist
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.6
 142
Whiffs (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Elliott Gould steals Army nerve gas to help him rob banks when he’s kicked out of the military after 15 years of service as a human guinea pig in its chemical warfare experiments.
Plot: gas, caper, human guinea pig, woman wearing a gas mask, satire, theft, u.s. army, laughing gas, human experiment, thief, bank robbery, nurse ...
Time: 70s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Joensson Gang & the Black Diamond (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Den här gången är Jönssonligan verkligen illa ute. Charles-Ingvar Jönsson, "Sickan" kallad, har dragit sig tillbaka. Vanheden och Dynamit-Harry är lämnade åt sig själva. Polisen jublar förstås, men Jönssonligan avskriver man ...
Plot: locked room, hiding in a closet, jewel theft, diamond, police officer, suitcase full of money, doctor's office, safe, wedding, toilet paper, crime investigation, suitcase of money ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 431
Loot (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the play by 'Joe Orton' this film follows the adventures of two pals who have pulled off a bank robbery and have to hide the loot. Fortunately (?) one of them works in a funeral parlour and they have a coffin to spare.
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: heist, hotel, farce, caper, coffin, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, unlikely criminals, bank, disorder ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Operation St. Peter's (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Small time crook Napoleone falls into an unlikely gang made up of a gangster, called The Baron, and his two cohorts, Agonia and The Captain, where Napoleone takes them to Rome where they shack up with a shady used car dealer caled Il Cajella to help ...
Plot: prison, heist, robbery, gangster, handcuffs, caper, prison escape, theft, smuggling, betrayal, car salesman, gigolo ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Rotten to the Core (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rogues Jelly Knight, Scapa Flood, and Lennie the Dip leave prison expecting boss The Duke to have their stash ready to share out. Instead, Duke's girl Sara gives them the news Duke is dead and the money gone on nursing care. They soon discover ...
Plot: release from prison, clinic, officer, tank, scheme, caper, criminal gang, military base, pickpocket, train, police, bank ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Crooks and Coronets (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two crooks are hired to rob an eccentric old lady's estate, but once they get to know her, they can't bring themselves to do it.
Plot: heist, jewelry, con artists, prison, convict, mansion, servant, jewel, robbery, estate, caper, art collection ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: london, new york, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Special Delivery (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gang of thieves plan a daring bank robbery, making their escape across the rooftops of Los Angeles. The police are quickly called in, however, and only one of the robbers, Murdock, makes a clean getaway. Unfortunately, in order to do so, he is ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: heist, on the run, mailbox, bank robbery, dishonesty, chase, romance, crime, gangsters, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Love Among Thieves (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Caroline DuLac, a baroness and concert pianist, steals three jewel-encrusted Faberge eggs from a San Francisco museum. The eggs were demanded as ransom for her kidnapped fiancé. She boards a plane for the Latin American city of Ladera, as per ...
Plot: pianist, baroness, groom, desert, widow, caper, stranger, museum, heist, ransom, kidnapping, robbery ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Perfect Friday (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The deputy manager of a London bank has worked out a way to rob the branch of £200,000. When he becomes involved with the attractive Lady Dorset he decides to go ahead with his plan. He needs her help and that of her philandering spendthrift ...
Plot: female nudity, robbery, posing, married couple, security guard, bank, caper, inspector, boredom, bank manager, trust, husband wife relationship ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 917
Bank Shot (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A bank temporarily housed in a mobile home while a new building is built, looks like an easy target to break into. On the other hand, why not steal the whole bank, and rob it in a safer location.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: heist, gang, golf, showbiz, bank, dishonesty, unlikely criminals, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 23K
Gambit (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen.
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, tense, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: perfect crime, heist, cons and scams, collector, crime gone awry, disorder, verbal byplay, dishonesty, partners, caper, employer employee relationship, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.8
 436
Duffy (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Duffy is a cunning aristocrat of criminals who is hired by Stefane, a young playboy, to hijack a boat carrying several million dollars of his father's fortune. The plot succeeds, with a little help from Segolene, Stefane's girlfriend - but ...
Plot: heist, boat, abduction, bus, coffin, held at gunpoint, bedroom, beach, binoculars, gun, dynamite, caviar ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 629
Kaleidoscope (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Romantic comedy which has Barney Lincoln and Angel McGinnis as a pair of amorous adventurers in the gambling places of London and the Riviera. Barney Lincoln is a rambling gambling man who scores sensational wins at poker and chemin de fer because ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, stylized
Plot: casino, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, rivalry, wedding, mind game, infidelity, kidnapping, gambling, unlikely criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.9
 2K
Hot Millions (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con-artist (Peter Ustinov) gains employment at an insurance company in order to embezzle money by re-programming their "new" wonder computer.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, cynical, witty ...
Plot: heist, crimes, crime, cons and scams, disorder, dishonesty, buddies, partners, computers and web, down on your luck, nothing goes right, hacker ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Maiden Heist (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A comedy centered on three museum security guards who devise a plan to steal back the artworks to which they have become attached after they are transferred to another museum.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Plot: heist, museum, forgery, security guard, unlikely criminals, crimes, crime, buddies, art theft, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), happy ending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, denmark, miami, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 173
Murph the Surf (1975)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, details the daring 1964 theft of the J.P. Morgan jewel collection from New York's American Museum of Natural History. Called the "Greatest Jewel Heist of the 20th Century," the robbers took 22 precious gems, ...
Plot: jewel thief, museum, jewel theft, beefcake, surfing, bikini, man in swimsuit, heist, swimming pool, hotel, beach, motorboat
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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How to Beat the High Co$t of Living (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Oregon, 1980: Jane, Elaine and Louise are all feeling the effects of inflation and cannot afford, as the title states, the high cost of living. Jane cannot afford a babysitter or get married and if she wants privacy with her boyfriend, she has to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: shopping mall, heist, money, store, society, friends, cons and scams, unemployment, buddies, partners, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Up Your Alley (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The All-Out Sex Comedy Riot!
Plot: motor scooter, virgin, heist, mafia, female nudity, exploitation, sex, diamond
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 106
The Big Hustle (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Johnny Mook, a small-time hood, lands himself in hot water when he seduces the beautiful girlfriend of the ruthless gangster with whom he's just pulled off a diamond heist.
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: panties, caper, simulated blow job, deep cleavage, hairy vagina, tied to a bed, lingerie, large breasts, erotica, bare breasts, sex, blue panties ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Biggest Bundle of Them All (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A kidnapped mobster (Vittorio De Sica) persuades his captors to help him rob platinum ingots from a train.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, heist, train robbery, criminal heroes, hostages, confined, criminal's revenge, unlikely criminals, crimes, nothing goes right, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 27
Foodland (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Foodland follows a naive grocery clerk, Trevor, as his life spirals out of control when he inadvertently helps his inept manger, Ian, rob the store. When the money is lifted off Trevor and Ian, they enlist the help of Glen, a slimy, incompetent ...
Plot: femme fatale, karate, film within a film, neo noir, robbery, greed, crime gone awry, small town, sex, violence, snow, grocery store ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Perfect Gentlemen (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Four women whose husbands are in prison come together; at first, for emotional support; but later they devise a scheme to rob a bank. This takes up a large part of the film and it is particularly inspired and funny. The actual heist involves our ...
Plot: delicatessen, pregnancy, desperation, team, safecracker, bank robber, woman dressed as man, infidelity, planning, housewife, tuxedo, bank robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.5
 104
Bank Roll (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in present day Burbank, California and the surrounding San Fernando Valley area, . BENNY BIG-TIME (The BBT) learns his brother has been arrested on suspicion of a few recent bank robberies. With every bit of the life savings he's socked ...
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, light, rough ...
Plot: heist, bank, crimes, crime gone awry, on the run, stalking, caper, underground, danger, friendship, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 6K
Scorched (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three bank tellers. One goal: knock the place over. The ultimate inside jobs, plotted by three people with nothing to lose.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, bank robber, bank, desert, crime gone awry, nothing goes right, crimes, crime, friends, small town, partners, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Harry and Walter Go to New York (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two hoplessly out of their class con-men attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the l9th century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank Robber in the world and the affection of a crusading newspaperwoman.
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, bank robbery, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, nothing goes right, misfit partners, bank, prison, journalism, odd couple ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an upwardly mobile couple find themselves unemployed and in debt, they turn to armed robbery in desperation.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, satirical, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, unemployment, unlikely criminals, husband wife relationship, cons and scams, bankruptcy, couples, romance, couple relations, survival, bank robbery, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy about a hitman who sees everything in terms of the movies and how mistaken identity is getting in the way of recovering a stash of diamonds that was stolen and subsequently hidden more than 20 years earlier.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, clever, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: heist, mistaken identity, partners, cons and scams, criminal heroes, crimes, crime, goofy hero, disorder, dishonesty, hidden identity, diamond ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%